Monday, July 31, 2017

War Games 30th Anniversary In Miami

     Today marked the 30th anniversary of the War Games: The Match Beyond bout at The Orange Bowl in Miami. The Four Horsemen comprised of Ric Flair, Arn Anderson, Tully Blanchard and Lex Luger with The War Machine as they took on the Superpowers, Dusty Rhodes and Nikita Koloff, along with The Road Warriors Animal and Hawk and their manager Paul Ellering.
     It was the first War Games held in a outdoor stadium setting. The first War Games was held at The Omni in Atlanta on July 4, 1987. It was a special promotional match and was part of The Great American Bash for the National Wrestling Alliance. The match in Miami ended when The War Machine submitted as Road Warrior Animal gouged his eyes with a spiked armband at 19:38.

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